Warren in California


“It’s a very comprehensive plan,” Huerta said. “Farmworkers too often get ignored by politicians. We don’t think much about the people who pick the food on our tables.”

Warren says climate change and wildfires threaten farmworkers, with only two states — California and Washington — requiring farmworkers to have access to shade and water.

She pledged to move forward on a ban of the pesticide chlorpyrifos, or Roundup, which the Trump administration rescued from elimination. The chemical’s No. 1 producer, Bayer, said it will cease production of the pesticide following a ban in California.